Pneumothorax

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Sudden chest pain followed by dyspnoea.

Patient Data

Age: 50-year-old
Gender: Male
X-ray

Chest X-rays

Large pneumothorax on the right. Left lung is clear. Mediastinal contour is unremarkable. 

 

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates a large pneumothorax on the right, accentuated on the expiratory view. No further clinical details were provided regarding its possible cause. 

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Case information

rID: 43249
Case created: 2nd Mar 2016
Last edited: 19th Apr 2016
System: Chest
Tag: rmh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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